MD/US: LGBT inmates report sexual victimization at much higher percentages

From the article: “The national statistics play out like this: Among the heterosexual population, 1.2 percent of state and federal prison inmates and 1.2 percent of jail inmates reported sexual victimization by another inmate. Among those who reported their orientation as gay, lesbian, bisexual or “other” — which I assume includes the transgender community — 12.2 percent of prison inmates and 8.5 percent of jail inmates reported victimization by another inmate.”

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